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FYF Fest: A fixed-up festival makes the music sound better
FYF Fest: A fixed-up festival makes the music sound better

Anyone looking for evidence of the sudden turnaround on Sunday at FYF Fest should have been there for Darkside in the Sports Arena. Just a day after fans pelted the festival with complaints of long lines and difficulty seeing shows in FYF's lone indoor stage, the floor was full for the NYC electronic combo. So were the seats upstairs -- a new addition as part of the logistical turnaround -- but overall there seemed to be space for anyone who wanted to be there. No one rushed the doors; it just worked. As the duo of Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington played their noisy, Pink Floyd-for-the-dance-floor cuts, a huge spotlight refracted off a mirror in the middle of the stage, sending a...

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